Demimonde Definition

dĕmē-mŏnd
noun
The class of women who have lost social standing because of sexual promiscuity.
Webster's New World
A demimondaine.
Webster's New World
Prostitutes as a group.
Webster's New World
Any group whose activities are ethically questionable.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Demimonde

Noun

Singular:
demimonde
Plural:
demimondes

Origin of Demimonde

  • French demi-monde demi- demi- monde world (from Latin mundus)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French demi half + monde world

    From Wiktionary

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